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2010
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Robert Tressell
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LibriVox recording of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, by Robert Tressell. Read by Tadhg. Clearly frustrated at the refusal of his contemporaries to recognise the iniquity of society, Tressell's cast of hypocritical Christians, exploitative capitalists and corrupt councillors provide a backdrop for his main target — the workers who think that a better life is "not for the likes of them". Hence the title of the book; Tressell paints the workers as "philanthropists" who...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, Tressell, capitalism
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text